Subscapularis tendon tear

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Post traumatic shoulder pain and weakness - 9 days.

Patient Data

Age: 60 yrs
Gender: Male

Increased acromio-humeral distance - 14 mm.


There is full thickness tear of subscapularis tenodon on symptomatic side. Supraspinatus and infraspinatus are intact.


Post operative day 1 radiograph - AP oblique standing view - True AP view

Anchor fixation is noted in situ.

Case Discussion

Full thickness tear of subscapularis tenodon 

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Case information

rID: 23450
Published: 16th Jun 2013
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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